Itinerary Details Day 1 - Hanoi – Tuan Chau – Gia Luan - Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay
8.30am Pick-up time. For those who book our transfer service, you will be picked up at your hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter. Instead of spending 4 hours following the traditional route to Halong city, we travel through the newly opened express way Halong – Hai Phong and shortly arrive at Tuan Chau Wharf in only 2,5 hours.
11.00-11:15 Arrive in Tuan Chau Wharf. From here, you will be transfered to the cruise.
12.00 A warm welcome on the cruise. Enjoy the welcome drink while listening to our cruise managers short safety introduction. After that you will check in your cabin.
12.45 – 14:00 Enjoy a fantastic International buffet lunch. In the meantime, the cruise will get you far away from the frequented areas of Halong Bay and head to the magnificent scenery in Lan Ha Bay – a hidden charm who has lived in the quiet shadows of its famous twin Halong Bay for a long time. The ship cruised past Finger Islet, Frog Islet and hundreds of uniquely shaped limestone pinnacles.
15.00 Explore Lan Ha - Ha Long Bay, hit the water on kayak or go for a swim. The cruise will reach Dau Be Island, one of the most beautiful islands located in the South East of Ha Long bay. It is time to discover Halong Bay on your own with your travel buddies – sharing kayak. Go explore the beauty of nature in hidden lagoon with lots of stalactites hanging down from the cave ceiling. This activity might depend on the tide level of the bay. In case the tide level is too high or too low, we will do kayaking in Dark Cave, Bright Cave area. There is a stop for those who wish to swim in the lush green waters.
16.30 Back at the cruise after the outdoor activities, it’s time to relax with a cocktail. Special deal “Happy Hour” is available from 16.30 – 18.30. You can also join a traditional cooking class presented by our crew onboard.
Before dinner, our experienced captain will choose the most tranquil area to anchor for overnight.
19.00 Taste the life with Deluxe Dinner Set Menu